Potato Salad with Pan-fried Prawns

Potato Salad with Pan-fried Prawns

Cooking time


  1. Put potatoes in a large saucepan of room temperature water and heat over high heat.  Cook for 10 minutes or until just tender. During the last 1 minute of cooking, add beans and cook for 1 minute. Drain well and set aside in a large bowl to cool to room temperature.  
  2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in half the olive oil a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat until golden brown. Drain well on paper towel, then slice into thick strips. In same pan, add remaining olive oil and cook prawns for 2 minutes each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. 
  3. Pour 1/3 cup of the dressing into cooled potatoes mixture and toss well. Season. Add watercress and bacon, toss well.   
  4. Arrange salad on a serving plate or platter. Top with prawns and drizzle with a little of the dressing. Serve remaining dressing on the side to add as desired.

Ingredients Chevron Icon


  • 1 kg chat potatoes, cut into thick rounds
  • 100g green beans, trimmed, halved
  • 200g rindless streaky bacon
  • 2 Tbsp Cobram Estate Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 12 raw green king prawns, peeled with tails in tact
  • 1 x quantity Cobram Estate creamy garlic and chive dressing
  • 2 cups watercress sprigs


  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Cobram Estate Garlic Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp dried chives
  • Pinch of caster sugar
  • Sea-salt flakes and finely ground pepper, to season
  • Fill ingredients into a jar, shake and pour